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C U R R I C U L U M   V I T A E

Post-graduate, Oxford, U.K. 2013
Fellow in Community Psychiatry, Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute 1967
Psychiatric Residency, Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute,
University of California Medical Center, San Francisco 1963–66
Visiting Fellow in Psychological Medicine, St. Thomas’ Hospital, London 1965
Visiting Fellow in Community Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen 1965
Rotating Internship, San Francisco General Hospital 1962–63
M.D. Chicago Medical School 1962
B.A., Cornell University 1958
High School of Music and Art 1954

American Bar Association State of Georgia 1995
American Medical Association State of Hawaii 1968
American Psychiatric Association State of California 1962

Board of Directors, Travelers’ Aid Society, San Francisco
International Society for Comprehensive Medicine
San Francisco Mental Health Association Board of Directors
Society for the Advancement of Psychiatry
Advisory Board, American College of Forensic Psychiatry
San Francisco Academy of Hypnosis
Board of Directors, Bay Area Air Pollution Control District, San Francisco, CA
American College of Legal Medicine
American Academy of Forensic Sciences

Medical Director, St. Luke’s Partial Psychiatric Hospitalization Program, Daly City, CA 1995
Faculty, Medi-legal Institute 1980-94
Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association elected 1971
Assistant Prof. of Law (Adjunct), U. of Cal., Hastings College of the Law 1970–88
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, U. of California Medical Center
and Langley Porter Institute 1968–88
Faculty, California Graduate School Marital & Family Therapy, San Rafael, CA 1980–85
Supervising Psychiatrist, Inpatient Service, U. California Hospital, San Francisco 1967–68
Staff Psychiatrist, Center for Substance Abuse & Sexual Deviation, San Francisco 1966–68
Treatment Director, Family Therapy Institute of Marin, San Rafael, CA 1967–79
Chief of Psychiatry, Laguna Honda Hospital, San Francisco 1968–80
Faculty, Hastings Center for Trial & Appellate Advocacy, San Francisco 1971–74 / 1986–88
Past Attending Hospital Staff Appointments:
University of California Hospital, San Francisco, CA
Children’s Hospital, San Francisco, CA
Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
French Hospital, San Francisco, CA
Marin General Hospital, Greenbrae, CA
Ross General Hospital, Ross, CA
Mendocino State Hospital, Ukiah, CA

Psychiatric Consultant to:
Forensic Services, Waikato, Government of New Zealand 1995–96
U.S. Postal Service 1988–90
United States Public Health Service Hospital 1966–74
Selective Service (Medical Advisory) 1969–73
Veterans Administration Hospital, San Francisco 1968–70
Laguna Honda Hospital, San Francisco, CA 1965–68
Federal Aviation Administration 1967–68
California Department of Social Services, Disability Evaluations Division 1987–88
Juvenile Court, Mendocino County, CA 1966–67
Public Defender, Mendocino County 1966–67 District Attorney, Mendocino County, CA 1966–67
Ukiah Probation Department 1966–67
San Francisco Public Schools Unwed Mother’s Program 1966–67
San Francisco Public Schools 1966–67

Development of lithium carbonate (auspices of FDA) 1966–69
The hysterical personality 1965–66
Detoxification of alcoholics 1964

Editorial Assignments / Columnist:
Editor-in-Chief: Family Therapy 1972–2002
Columnist: “Family Crisis,” First Magazine 1990–91
Reviewer for American Journal of Psychiatry 1980–88
Associate Editor: American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry 1982–85

Civic Positions:
Mayor, Town of San Anselmo 1975–76
Bay Area Air Pollution Control District 1975–77
Town Councilman, San Anselmo Town Council elected 1972

National Media Appearances (partial list):
Frontline (PBS) Little Criminals May, 1997
CNN Network News NBC Network News
CBS Network News ABC Network News
Oprah Winfrey
Hour Magazine (Gary Collins) – Group W
Nightline (Ted Koppel) – ABC
Larry King
This Morning (Kathleen Sullivan) – CBS
Evening Magazine – Group W
Sonya Live – CNN
Sally Jesse Raphael

Conference Presentations / Lectures (partial list):
CEB: Child Custody; Mental and Emotional Damages 1982–86
California Graduate School of Marital & Family Therapy, San Rafael, CA, 1977–78
Napa State Hospital, Imola, CA 1967–72
Mendocino State Hospital, Ukiah, CA 1967–72
San Francisco Police Academy 1967–71
Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 1967–70
Ukiah Police Department, Ukiah, CA 1966–67
[Now too numerous to make additional specific listing practicable, lectures and presentations also include grand rounds at the University of California and University of Hawaii, presentations to the American Psychiatric Assn., California Medical Assn., American Bar Assn.(various sections), American Trial Lawyers Assn., Continuing Education of the Bar, American College of Forensic Psychiatry, California District Attorneys Assn., California Public Defenders Assn., and Commonwealth Club, as well as for a multitude of other hospitals, and State and local psychiatric and attorneys’ groups.]

Appellate Court Opinions Citing My Testimony (partial list):
State v. Fleming, 140 Haw. 415, 400 P.3d 616 (Ct. App. 2017), as amended (Sept. 6, 2017)
Kamakeeaina v. City & County of Honolulu, CIV 11-00770 JMS, 2014 WL 1691611, at *9 (D.
Haw. April 29, 2014), aff’d sub nom, Kamakeeaina v. Maalo, 680 F. App’x 631 (9th Cir. 2017)

State v. Fauatea, 133 Haw. 510, 331 P.3d 488 (Ct. App. 2014)

State v. Higa, 126 Haw. 247, 251, 269 P.3d 782, 786 (Ct. App. 2012)

Abdulghani v. Virgin Islands Seaplane Shuttle, Inc., 746 F. Supp. 583, 590 (D.V.I 1990)


Academic Books:
Psychiatry In the Everyday Practice of Law, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Co., Rochester, NY & Bancroft Whitney Corp., San Francisco, 1972; 2nd ed. 1982; Clark Boardman Callaghan,
Rochester, NY, 3rd ed.1992; West Publications, Rochester, NY, 4th ed. 2003, 5th ed. 2019

Annual Supplements: Psychiatry In the Everyday Practice of Law, Lawyers Cooperative Pub.
Co., Rochester, NY, and Bancroft Whitney Corp., San Francisco, 1974–1992; Clark Boardman
Callahan, Rochester, NY, 1993–1999; West Publications, Rochester, NY, 2000–2016

Choosing Lovers, Glenbridge Publishing, Ltd., Macomb, IL, 1989; Avon Books, New
York, NY 1991

Children of the Holocaust, (monograph) Editor-in-Chief, Family Therapy, Libra
Publications, San Diego, CA, 1988

Lovers, Killers, Husbands and Wives, St. Martin’s Press, 1985, New York


Academic Tape Recordings:
“Winning at Law, Psychology and the Courtroom,” Medilegal Seminars, 1985.
“Litigation of Psychological Injuries, Clinical Aspects,” Medilegal Seminars, 1983
“Picking Juries.” Cassette for California Institute, Division of Forensic Studies, 1981
“Psychic Trauma.” Cassette for California Institute, Division of Forensic Studies, 1981
“Married Couple Therapy.” Sound Seminar Series, No. 75507, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1969
“The Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression.” Sound Seminar Series, No. 75505,
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1969

Academic Videos:
“Profile for Murder,” docudrama/teleplay, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 
 Annual Meeting, October 1993
“The Sugar Film,” produced by Image Associates, Santa Barbara, CA (documentary)
“Psychic Trauma, Post-traumatic Neuroses and Post-traumatic Stress Disorders,”
VC-05 Medilegal Video Cassette Programs, 1985


Academic Book Chapters and Articles:
“Crime, punishment and the American criminal justice system,” Journal of the American Academy
of Psychiatry and the Law, Volume XL111, No. 1, p. 2, 2015

“Pitfalls in the collaboration of attorneys and expert witnesses, “ Hawaiian Bar Journal, Volume XIII,
No. 13, p. 173, 2009

“Types of Workplace Violence,” USA Today, Jan. 7, 1998
“When Does Influence Become Undue,” California Trust and Estates Quarterly, 4:Two, Summer 1998
“Profile of a Workplace Killer,” Wall Street Journal, Feb. 10, 1997
“The Workplace Avenger,” Across the Board, Sept. 1997
“Lawyers and Sex: Ethical Considerations of Sexual Clients, Counsel and Court Personnel,” Bar
Association of San Francisco, Jan. 1994

“Psychiatric Aspects of Traumatic Brain Injury,” National College of Advocacy, Apr 1994
“Heal Thyself,” Pacific Sun, Jan 22, 1993
“Battling Cholesterol: A Doctor’s Experience,” Health Magazine, Sept. 1993
“Psychiatric Issues in Administrative Hearings,” Office of Admin. Hearings Annual Conference, Dec 1993
“Family Crisis,” monthly column for First Magazine, 1990-1991
“Most relationships end because they are successful” and “Ten steps to real romance”, Your Personal Best, Vol.
3, No. 2, Feb. 1991

“Patterns of Intimacy,” New Realities, Sept. / Oct. 1990
“Civil wars,” Body, Mind and Spirit, Nov. / Dec. 1990
“How to evaluate personal injury claims in California,” Jones, W.R., Roeca, R.S., Johnson, R.,
Blinder, M., Professional Education Systems, Eau Claire, WI, 1990
“Family therapists as expert witness: family dynamics and wrongful death litigation”, Family Therapy,
Vol. XVII, Nov. 1990
“Prosecution jurors,” California District Attorneys Assn., 1989
“The shape of romantic relationships,” New Realities, Sept. / Oct. 1988
“Why love isn’t built to last,” Cosmopolitan, June 1988
“Exposing the fallibility of the eyewitness,” California Defender, Vol. II, No. 1, 1987
“Psychiatric analysis in personal injury cases,” Trial, May 1986
“The fallibility of the eyewitness,” The Champion, Apr. 1986
“Comments on defense cases on tobacco use,” American Medical News, p. 6, Feb. 6,1986
“Can you really predict what a juror will think?” Interview by Greg James, Medical Economics, p. 136, Sept. 1985

“Psychiatry In the Everyday Practice of Law,” reviewed 1984 American Journal of Forensic
Psychiatry, Vol. V, No. 4, p, 188. Also reviewed Journal of Psychiatry and Law, Fall / Winter 1985

“Domestic homicides, Part II,” Family Therapy, Vol. XII, No. 1, 1985
Forward to “Recovering for Psychological Injuries,” by William A. Barton, 1985
“Exposing Lee Coleman,” American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, Vol. VI, No. 4, p. 48,1985
“When loved ones become killers,” Cosmopolitan, p. 208, July 1985
“Counseling the sexually functional but dissatisfied patient,” Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality,
Vol. XIIV, No. 10, p. 154, Oct. 1984

“Representing children in custody proceedings,” California Continuing Education of the Bar, Lecture
Series, Berkeley, CA, Feb. 22, 28 and Mar. 11, 1984

“Domestic homicides,” Family Therapy, Vol. X, No. 3, p. 185,1984

“Picking juries: social, psychological and behavioral factors to consider,” The Trial Master,
Washaw, B., Ed., Prentice-Hall, NJ, p. 83, 1984

“The romantic relationship: why and how people fall in love, the way couples connect, and why they
break apart,” Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality, Vol. 17, No. 5, May 1983 (also published in
Family Therapy, Vol. 10, No. 2, 1983)

“Trials for crimes of violence,” National Journal of Criminal Defense, Vol, 3, No. 1, Spring 1982

“Coping with cross-examination in civil, criminal and personal injury trials,” American Journal of
Forensic Psychiatry, Vol. II, No. 4, 1982
“The psychodynamics of criminal behavior,” Criminal Defense Magazine, Vol. IX, 3, May / June 1982

“The defense of claims of psychic trauma and psychiatric disability,” Mental and Emotional Damages,
California Continuing Education of the Bar, Berkeley, Mar. / Apr. 1982

“Limiting claims for post-traumatic neurosis / psychogenic pain,” The Independent Adjuster, Spring 1982

“Marital dissolution and child custody: a primer for family therapists and divorce attorneys,” Family
Therapy, Vol. IX, No. 1, 1982


“Doctors don’t have to burn out,” Panel with John Halenar, Medical Economics, Oct. 16, p. 148, 1981

“The psychiatric defense of criminal charges: some practical considerations,” Criminal Defense,
Vol. 8, No. 4, July / Aug. 1981

“The psychology of negotiations,” Lawyers Medical Journal, Mar. 1979
“The abuse of psychiatric disability,” Medical Trial Technique Quarterly, Vol. 1, p. 84,1979
“Countering psychiatric support for the death penalty,” Voice for the Defense, Sept. 1978
“Picking juries,” Trial Diplomacy Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 1978
“Defending against claims of psychic trauma, traumatic neuroses, and other psychiatric Disabilities,”
Federation of Insurance Counsel Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 4, Summer 1978

“The defense of claims of psychic trauma and psychiatric disability,” Forum, American Bar Assn.
Section of Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law, Summer 1977

“The technique of married couple group therapy,” (with Martin Kirschenbaum) in Handbook of
Marriage Counseling, 2nd ed., Eds. Ard, Ben and Ard, Constance, Science & Behavior Books, Inc.,
Palo Alto, CA 1976

“The Watergate family: a family therapist listens to the Nixon tapes,” Family Therapy, Vol. 3, 1975
“The psychology of malpractice suits,” Medical Opinion, Vol. 4, No. 20, P. 63, Oct. 1975
“Why it’s crazy for a psychiatrist to talk about insanity,” Catholic University Law Review, Vol 23,
No. 4, Summer 1974

“Understanding psychiatric testimony,” Judicature, Vol. 57, No. 7, Feb. 1973, “Reply to rebuttal,” to
preceding, Vol. 58, No. 1, June 1974

“Complaints that men want only sex,” Questions and Answers, Human Sexuality, VIII:128, Mar. 1974

“Psychotropic effects of the newer antibiotics,” read before the Bombay Medical Society Congress
on Infectious Diseases, Bombay, India, Jan. 1974

“Psychiatric aspects of traumatic injuries,” Lawyers Medical Journal, Vol. 12d, No. 4, Feb. 1973

“Examination of an expert in a diminished capacity case,” in Criminal Law – Third Annual
Criminal Law Seminar, 1971–1972, California Trial Lawyers Association, 1972

“The alcoholic driver,” (with Guy O. Kornblum), Case and Comment, Vol. 77, No. 6, Nov. / Dec. 1972

“Growth processes in married couples group therapy,” (with Martin Kirschenbaum), Family
Therapy, Vol. 1, No. 1, Summer 1972

“Mental competence in civil proceedings,” California Trial Lawyers Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, Apr. 1972

“The alcoholic driver: a proposal for treatment as an alternative to punishment,” (with Guy O.
Kornblum), Insurance Law Journal, No. 590, Mar. 1972

“The gentle art of malingering,” Trial, Vol. 6, No. 5, Aug. 1970




“The use of lithium carbonate,” in Current Psychiatric Therapies, Vol. 10 (Ed. Jules H. Masserman,
M.D.), New York: Grune & Stratton, 1970

“Depression: the hidden injury,” Trial, Vol. 6, No. 4, June /July 1969

“The technique of married couple therapy,” in Handbook of Marriage Counseling, Ard (ed.), Science
in Behavior Books, Inc., 1969

“Classification and treatment of depression,” in International Psychiatry Clinics, Vol. 6, No. 2, Little,
Brown & Co., 1969

“Some observations on the use of lithium,” International Journal of Neuropsychiatry, Feb. 1968
“Married couple group therapy,” in Current Psychiatric Therapies, Vol. 8 (Ed. Jules H. Masserman,
M.D.), New York: Grune and Stratton, 1968

“Depressive disorders: differential diagnosis and treatment,” abstract, Psychiatry Digest, Feb. 1967
“The technique of married couple group therapy,” Archives of General Psychiatry, July, 1967
“The hysterical personality,” abstract, Digest of Neurology and Psychiatry, Oct. 1966
“The pragmatic classification of depression,” American Journal of Psychiatry, Sept. 1966
“The hysterical personality,” Psychiatry, Aug. 1966
“The differential diagnosis and treatment of depression”, Journal American Med. Assn., Jan. 1966
“Differential diagnosis and treatment of depressive disorders,” abstract, Digest of Neurology and
Psychiatry, Jan. 1966

“MFCT’: Simultaneous treatment of several families,” abstract, Digest of Neurology & Psychiatry, Dec. 1965
“MFCT’: Multiple family conjoint therapy – simultaneous treatment of groups of families,” American
Journal of Psychotherapy, Oct. 1965


Book Reviews

“Clinical Assessment of Malingering and Deception,” by Rogers, R., Ed., Bulletin of American
Academy of Psychiatry and Law, Vol. 3, 1990

“Forensic Psychology,” by Robert Sadoff, M.D., Trial, Oct 1988
“The Psychology of the Courtroom,” by Kerr, Norbert L. and Bray, Robert M., New York Press,
1982, Journal of Psychiatry and Law, Fall / Winter 1986

“Forensic Psychology – A Primer for Legal and Mental Health Professionals,” by Green, R.K. and
Schaefer, A.B., Springfield, IL, Charles C. Thomas, 1984, Journal of Psychiatry and Law, Fall 1984

“Law, Psychiatry and the Mental Health System,” by Alexander Brooks, Journal of Psychiatry and
Law, Vol. 3, Winter 1975

“At the core of depression – helplessness”, review of “Helplessness: On Depression, Development
and Death”, by Martin Seligman, W.H. Freeman & Co., San Francisco, 1970; Modern Medicine,
No. 1, 1975